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Plockton High School, Plockton, IV52 8TU
£17,760 - £19,516 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
28 hours per week

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Job Description

Post Title:  Houseparent
Location:   Plockton High School 
Hours:        28 hours per week
Duration:   Permanent
Salary:       £17,760 - £19,516 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

This post is under represented in males. Applications from males are encouraged.

Contact Person: Shona McGuinness Tel: 01599 544249

Job Purpose: To assist the Residence Officer/Assistant Residence Officer in the day to day organisation and delivery of residential services to school age young people in accordance with :
National Care Standards
The Children (Scotland) Act 1995
SSSC Codes of Practice
Professional standards of child care practice
Highland Council Policy


For any enquiries about the job role please email or call the Contact Person detailed above.

If you require assistance to complete an application form please email mark for attention of Kim/Fiona.

The Highland Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing within the workplace.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Prior to confirming appointment, we will require successful candidates to become members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


The successful candidate will be required to register with The Scottish Social Services Council.

The successful candidate will be required to sleep in the residence at times.

A relevant qualification that is recognised by the Scottish Social Services Council or evidence of the ability to undertake the required training to SVQ level 3 and HNC in Social Care. First Aid Training, Elementary Food Hygiene and Child Protection Training are desirable.